Watch: Kangaroos dive into Māori culture with haka and mau rākau lessons, enjoy traditional hāngi

The Kangaroos have taken time out from preparing for this weekend's clash against Mate Ma'a Tonga to learn about Maori culture.

The Australian rugby league side spent last night at Papakura Marae where they were given a traditional pōwhiri welcoming before getting stuck into various activities.

Players were taught mau rākau (taiaha skills) and the haka during the visit as well as helping dig up and feast on a traditional hāngi.

The Kangaroos play Mate Ma'a Tonga at Mt Smart Stadium at 7:30pm this Saturday.

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